NOW Agenda

ETEC’s 2022 Nuclear Opportunities Workshop

Agenda

Monday, August 1, 2022

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
American Museum of Science & Energy (AMSE)
Oak Ridge, Tennessee

To RSVP for the reception only, click here.

  • Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Invited Guests: Workshop Attendees, Community Leaders, Stakeholders, DOE Employees, Early Career Professionals, Students, and Interns
  • Heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks
  • Content: Brief program to begin around 5:45 p.m.
  • No Charge to Attend

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Y-12 Nuclear Security Complex
New Hope Center
Oak Ridge, Tennessee

To RSVP for the Conference and the Reception, click here.

  • 7:00 am – Check-in / Registration
  • Breakfast
  • 7:00 am – Check-in / Registration
  • Breakfast
  • 8:00 am – Welcome:  Bill Tindal, CEO, Y-12 National Security Complex 
  • Speaker Introduction:  Kathryn McCarthy, Associate Laboratory Director for Fusion and Fission Energy and Science, Oak Ridge National Lab
  • Keynote Address:  Kathryn Huff, U.S. Department of Energy, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Nuclear Energy (invited)
  • Topic: Lessons Learned in the Early Days of Advanced Reactors
  • Moderator: Jeremy Busby, Director, Nuclear Energy and Fuel Cycle Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Lou Martinez Sancho, VP of Strategy and Innovation, Kairos Power 
  • Jean Paul, Penn State University/Westinghouse (invited)
  • BWXT (microreactor/DoD) 
  • X-Energy
  • Break with snacks provided at New Hope Center.
  • Topic: Nuclear Fuel Demand and Development
  • Moderator: Morris Hassler, Vice President/Business Unit General Manager for Joint Services, IB3 Global Solutions
  • Pete Pappano, President, Triso-X
  • Larry Cutlip, Senior Vice President Field Operations, Centrus
  • Kurt Terrani, Director of Fuels and Materials, Ultra Safe Nuclear
  • DOE NNSA (invited)
  • Registrants will have the opportunity to submit their business card to be randomly chosen. They will have 60 seconds to promote their organization from the stage.
  • Catered at New Hope Center.
  • Topic: Impact & Processes of Radioisotope Production
  • Moderators: Lloyd Jollay, Manager Nuclear Material Applications, Y-12 National Security Complex & Julie Ezold, Radioisotope Production and Operations Section Head, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Balendra Sutharshan, ALD, Isotope Science and Engineering, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (invited)
  • Tracy RadelVice President of Engineering, SHINE Medical Technologies
  • James T. Harvey, Senior Vice President & Chief Science Officer, NorthStar 
  • Niowave (invited)
  • Registrants will have the opportunity to submit their business card to be randomly chosen. They will have 60 seconds to promote their organization from the stage.
  • More information coming soon.
  • Break with snacks provided at New Hope Center.
  • Topic: Workforce Initiatives and Opportunities Available to the Nuclear Industry in East Tennessee
  • Moderator: Wes Hines, Professor and Head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, University of Tennessee
  • Ashley Stowe, Director, Oak Ridge Enhanced Technology and Training Center, Y-12 National Security Complex
  • Ken Tobin, Vice President and Chief Research Officer, Research and University Partnerships Office, Oak Ridge Associated Universities
  • Joan Bienvenue, Director, University of TN Oak Ridge Innovation Institute
  • Teresa Duncan, Vice President of Workforce & Community Development, Roane State Community College 
  • Christie Sudduth, UCOR
  • TVA 
  • 5:00 pm – More information coming soon.